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Proceedings of the State Convention of Colored Men, Held in the City of Columbus, Ohio, Jan. 16th, 17th, and 18th, 1856.
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The Convention was called to order by the Chairman of the State Central Committee, and, on motion of John Booker, D. Jenkins was chosen President, pro tem., and John Booker appointed Secretary.
After reading the call for the Convention, on motion of P. H. Clark, it was resolved that the delegates elected from Franklin county, and all gentlemen present from other parts of the State, who are willing to enroll their names and participate in our proceedings, be considered members of the Convention. The following gentlemen enrolled their names as delegates.
J. Mercer Langston, Solomon Grimes, J. H. Harris.
D. Jenkins, L. D. Taylor, C. H. Langston, John Booker, W. B. Ferguson, J. Poindexter, James Evans, Isham Martin, J. S. Ward, George Johnson.
John I. Gaines, Peter H. Clark, George Johnson.
C. A. Yancy.
Anderson Flinn, Granville Foster.
D. E. James, C. D. Williams, J. A. Chancellor, J. H. Williams.
Hinton Coles, Lewis Toles.
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